Fri, 03 Apr 2020 23:19:18 -0400

Captain Crozier cheered by sailors after dismissal over coronavirus plea
U.S. Navy Captain Brett Crozier, the fired commander of a coronavirus-stricken aircraft carrier, has become a political lightning-rod at a time when the Trump administration is facing intense criticism over its handling of a coronavirus outbreak that has killed more than 6,000 people across the country, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University. This report produced by Chris Dignam.


Fri, 03 Apr 2020 20:03:19 -0400

Trump: Probably won't wear CDC-recommended coverings
The CDC on Friday recommended that Americans wear a cloth face covering to slow the transmission of the coronavirus, but U.S. President Donald Trump himself said it is voluntary advice, and that he likely won't be wearing one himself.


Fri, 03 Apr 2020 19:39:19 -0400

Trump takes jab at reporter for federal stockpile question
A day after the president` s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, said the federal stockpile was "our" stockpile, not the states', U.S. President Donald Trump lashed out at a reporter for asking what the comment implied.


Fri, 03 Apr 2020 19:37:21 -0400

Tone-deaf or tuned-in? Coronavirus proves a minefield for celebrities
The coronavirus epidemic is bringing fans up close and personal with celebrities in an unprecedented way, but not everyone is liking what they see. This report produced by Yahaira Jacquez.


Fri, 03 Apr 2020 17:59:20 -0400

Stocks tumble as employers slash jobs at rapid pace
Wall Street fell Friday after fallout from the coronavirus pandemic prompted employers to shed the most jobs in 11 years. Conway G. Gittens has the details.


Fri, 03 Apr 2020 17:58:20 -0400

Second Riverside County sheriff's deputy dies in California
Riverside County Sheriff Chad Bianco on Friday said a second sheriff's deputy has died this week after contracting the virus.


Fri, 03 Apr 2020 17:56:18 -0400

U.S. doctors seek protection from malpractice suits during outbreak
U.S. medical professionals on the front line of the coronavirus pandemic are lobbying policymakers for protection from potential malpractice lawsuits as hospitals triage care and physicians take on roles outside their specialties. This report produced by Jillian Kitchener.


Fri, 03 Apr 2020 17:30:19 -0400

Don't own Zoom? Here's the next best bet: fund manager
Buy stocks of software companies that boost business efficiency such as AudioCodes, whose technology helps power Zoom and Skype, says growth fund manager Gerry Frigon of Taylor Frigon Capital Management.


Fri, 03 Apr 2020 17:24:20 -0400

Robert F. Kennedy's granddaughter missing: Maryland governor
Maryland Governor Larry Hogan on Friday said a search is underway for Robert F. Kennedy` s granddaughter, Maeve Kennedy Townsend McKean, and her eight-year-old son Gideon, who are missing after a boating trip.


Fri, 03 Apr 2020 17:24:19 -0400

Soul singer Bill Withers dies at 81
Bill Withers, a soulful singer best known for the 1970s hits "Lean on Me," "Lovely Day" and "Ain` t No Sunshine," has died at age 81 from heart complications, his family said on Friday. Freddie Joyner has more.


Fri, 03 Apr 2020 15:36:10 -0400

Don't own Zoom? Here's the next best bet: fund manager
Buy stocks of software companies that boost business efficiency such as AudioCodes, whose technology helps power Zoom and Skype, says growth fund manager Gerry Frigon of Taylor Frigon Capital Management.


Fri, 03 Apr 2020 15:30:02 -0400

New York in crisis as death toll nears 9/11 level
With dangerously low levels of medical supplies left, New York state braced for an onslaught of new COVID-19 cases next week after recording more than 500 deaths in a single day, bringing the total to nearly 3,000 - or about the same number killed in the U.S. in the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.


Fri, 03 Apr 2020 15:23:46 -0400

Breakingviews TV: Sharp elbows
Activists from Carl Icahn to Elliott Management have been throwing the towel in on their campaigns. But Starboard Value has been going the other direction. They need to tread lightly, says Lauren Silva Laughlin.


Fri, 03 Apr 2020 15:18:19 -0400

IMF has $1tn war chest for fighting the coronavirus
The managing director of the IMF said on Friday that her organisation had a $1tn war chest set aside to protect the economy from the effects of the coronavirus.


Fri, 03 Apr 2020 15:16:19 -0400

Two UK nurses die as coronavirus deaths rise
England's chief nurse Ruth May announced that two nurses had died on Friday as health minister Matt Hancock said the country has more than 2,000 critical care beds still free for use in the fight against the new coronavirus, Soraya Ali reports.


Fri, 03 Apr 2020 14:57:11 -0400

Trailblazers: Senegal's TV activist
Activist Fatou Warkha founded Warkha TV to give her fight for women's rights an even bigger platform.


Fri, 03 Apr 2020 14:22:20 -0400

A bird's eye view of famed, yet empty, California beach
Usually teeming with surfers and sunbathers, Manhattan Beach south of Los Angeles is empty as people stay away in compliance with a statewide stay-at-home order over the coronavirus.


Fri, 03 Apr 2020 14:22:19 -0400

Elderly German-Danish couple meet daily at the border
An elderly Danish woman and her German partner, who met only two years ago, haven't let the closure of the border stop the from seeing each other. They meet there for a chat and a drink every day. Joe Davies reports.


Fri, 03 Apr 2020 14:03:20 -0400

'We need love now' -Cuomo remembers father during pandemic
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo revealed what his father, former New York Governor Mario Cuomo, taught him to help him deal with the pandemic that has hit New York state so hard.


Fri, 03 Apr 2020 13:38:19 -0400

UK delivers more critical care beds, loses two nurses to virus
Britain is delivering more critical care beds in the fight against the new coronavirus, health minister Matt Hancock said on Friday.